Terrence M. Franklin is a seasoned attorney in Los Angeles with over a quarter century of experience handling trust and estates and probate litigation, disputes and appeals. His breadth of experience underscores the firm's long-standing reputation and the reason clients turn to the firm for complex cases involving significant dollar amounts. He has extensive trial and appellate experience, including successful published appeals and the landmark Moeller case, which was brought before the California Supreme Court. 16 Cal. 4th 1124.
Mr. Franklin has been recognized by numerous industry rankings, including: named to the 2020 and 2019 list of "Most Influential Minority Lawyers" by Los Angeles Business Journal; ranked by Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide in the Private Wealth Disputes category; named to the list of Southern California Super Lawyers every year since 2005; included on the list of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2011. Mr. Franklin was also named Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in 2016 for Trusts & Estates Litigation - Los Angeles which is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location.
Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Franklin is a graduate of Harvard Law School and obtained his Bachelors of Science from Northwestern University.